Research Topics

Genomes and Genes

Vandana Rai

Summary

Country: India

Publications

  1. Rai V, Yadav U, Kumar P, Yadav S. Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphism (c677t) in Muslim population of eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. Indian J Med Sci. 2010;64:219-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The low frequency of T/T genotype in the Muslim population may be due to malnutrition in pregnant women, because of insufficient intake of folate is considered to be a survival disadvantage for foetuses with T/T genotype. ..
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    Rai V. The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism and breast cancer risk in Asian populations. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15:5853-60 pubmed
    ..63, p=0.0003; TT+CT vs CC (dominant model): OR=1.12, 95%CI=1.01-1.23, p=0.02). The present meta-analysis strongly suggested a significant association between the MTHFR C677T polymorphism and risk of breast cancer in Asian populations. ..

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  1. Rai V, Yadav U, Kumar P, Yadav S. Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphism (c677t) in Muslim population of eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. Indian J Med Sci. 2010;64:219-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The low frequency of T/T genotype in the Muslim population may be due to malnutrition in pregnant women, because of insufficient intake of folate is considered to be a survival disadvantage for foetuses with T/T genotype. ..
  2. request reprint
    Rai V. The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism and breast cancer risk in Asian populations. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15:5853-60 pubmed
    ..63, p=0.0003; TT+CT vs CC (dominant model): OR=1.12, 95%CI=1.01-1.23, p=0.02). The present meta-analysis strongly suggested a significant association between the MTHFR C677T polymorphism and risk of breast cancer in Asian populations. ..